Author Archives: The Hook

About The Hook

Husband. Father. Bellman. Author of The Bellman Chronicles. Reader of comic books and observer and chronicler of the human condition. And to my wife's eternal dismay, a mere mortal and non-vampire. I'm often told I look like your uncle, cousin, etc. If I wore a hat, I'd hang it on a hat rack in my home in Niagara Falls, Canada. You can call me The Hook, everyone else does.

The Hooks Shatters The Glass Ceiling In The Hall Of Justice.

This is a fun story, playfully told by the author. With the right artist, think this would make for an excellent series of graphic novels. A very different way of viewing the world of Superheroes. – Amazon review of Into … Continue reading

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The Places Of Into The Dark.

There are a million different elements (give or take) that can impact a book’s success. Where a story takes place can be as important as what’s actually happening, in my opinion, at least. My Infinite Crossover Crisis series is going … Continue reading

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Just Another Sunday…

There’s a reason you’ll never hear me say, “Now I’ve seen everything!” Early this morning, as most of the hotel’s temporary denizens slept peacefully in their temporary beds, a young couple was, as they say, “pitching woo.” Of course, it’s … Continue reading

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The Tao of Captain Hook.

As you may or may not be aware, my friends, I have recently been promoted to Bell Captain, the ultimate case of the inmate running the asylum. Nevertheless, I’m doing my best to rise to the occasion and keep this … Continue reading

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The More Things Stay The Same…

To suggest the last sixteen months have been challenging and in some cases, life-altering, is to suggest Donald Trump has a few eccentricities.  Let’s face it, we’ve all had to face some unsettling truths and make some hard choices in … Continue reading

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Who Is The Hook, Really? by Robert Hookey a.k.a “ The Hook ”

Originally posted on The Writers Lift:
Hello there, friends, my name is Robert Hookey, but you can call me The Hook, everyone else does. I’m here today to give you a peek behind the curtain of my life as a…

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The Hook Has A Bone To Pick With Stevie Spielberg…

There is a difference between heroes and superheroes. The hero is an ordinary person who is faced with a serious fact and acts to modify it. A hero is a person who, walking down the street, see[s] a car on … Continue reading

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Boomers On Hook’s Book.

The hardest part of being an indie author – besides scrolling Thesaurus.com for alternates versions of “dark” – is getting press. Spreading the word about Into The Dark has been more difficult than locating Jimmy Hoffa while blindfolded. Okay, so … Continue reading

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Chat (Of The Virtual Variety, Of Course) With Lisa Haselton.

Lisa Haselton is a writer of fiction (like that time she tried to make me seem interesting) and favor mystery, horror, romance, YA, poetry, and more. She shares amazing book reviews and phenomenal author interviews on her site. Like this … Continue reading

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Monday Thoughts.

Clearly my mind is truly functioning like it’s a Monday, hence the clever, inspired title. Contrary to my greatest hopes, I have not acquired super powers from two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and to make matters worse, my mortality … Continue reading

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